Our 52nd Year

Asli Aydintasbas
Robert Barylski
John Beyrle
Stephen Biegun
Thomas DeFrank
Susan Glickman
Margaret Jay
Jimmy Kolker
Charles Kupchan
David Lampton
Sean McFate
Mohsen Milani
Manjari Chatterjee Miller
Nolan Peterson
Dennis Ross
Yasmin Sayed
Kori Schake
Lee Schneider
Charles Schudson
Thomas Shannon
Charles Shapiro
Suzanne Spaulding
Barbara Stephenson
Jeremi Suri
Aron Troen
Martin Walker


Nolan Peterson

Kyiv-based foreign correspondent Nolan Peterson has been reporting on the war in the Ukraine for eight years. He was the first U.S. journalist to be embedded with the Ukrainian army. A former U.S. Air Force Special Operations pilot, Mr. Peterson is a combat veteran of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.

Mr. Peterson is a Sarasota native, a graduate of Pine View. He graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy in 2004. He holds master degrees from Northwestern University and Middlebury College as well as an advanced degree from the Sorbonne in Paris.

As an international correspondent he has covered conflicts around the world. Apart from his work in the Ukraine, Peterson has been embedded with U.S. armed forces in Iraq and Afghanistan and with the Kurdish Peshmerga in the battle for Mosul in Iraq. He deployed aboard the USS George H.W. Bush off the coast of Syria to report on the coalition air war against Isis.

Mr. Peterson lives in Kyiv with his wife Lilya.